PINTU & ICN present a retelling the Batak folklore ‘Dayang Bandir and Sandean Raja’, Nilanka chronicles the characters’ intertwined journey in fighting for their own purpose.
The musical showcases the aftermath of a civil war in the late nineteenth century that saw the emergence of various family groups of the Batak tribe in North Sumatra.


“PINTU is short for Pelajar Indonesia NTU or Indonesian Student NTU, an organization which consist of Indonesian students currently studying in Nanyang Technological University (NTU) – Singapore. The membership covers all students pursuing a bachelor’s or post graduate degree. PINTU was established on August 17, 2002″

“ICN Cultural Production is an annual musical theatre production that brings a new perspective on Indonesian folklore and history to the Singapore community”

To book tickets and find out more about the musical/cast go to the event’s main page:

To view the 2020 Title Release go the ICN musical got to:


Hasea, Played by Michelle Doreen Surja

Arta, Played by Abhirama Radhitya Sant

Drama Centre Theatre
National Library Building Level 3
100 Victoria Street Singapore 188064
Saturday, 8 February 2020
2:30 pm & 7:30 pm